Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


8 Burnham Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 8 Burnham Place were
     in 1931: Stanley C Flawn2
     in 1933: Samuel F Swales3
     in 1935-9: L B Dixon4,5,6
     and in 1941: Harold Mosedale Jr..7

Stanley C Flawn was born in 1885 in England.8 He married Carolyn in 1925.8 Stanley C Flawn was an architect in Paterson. Later he worked in New York.8,2,4,6 He owned a radio in 1930.8 Stanley and his wife Carolyn had a son Peter. Stanley and Carolyn moved before 1931 from 322B Plaza Road North to 8 Burnham Place, then before 1933 to East Orange, before 1935 to 201-B4 Abbott Road, before 1937 to 1 Bolton Place, and before 1939 to 333 Plaza Road North.3

Samuel F Swales was born in 1892 in New York.9 He married Cecile in 1924.9 Samuel F Swales was an architect (real estate) in Paterson.9,2 He owned a radio in 1930.9 Samuel F Swales was a Veteran of the World War.9 Samuel and his wife Cecile had a son Donald.9 Samuel F Swales and Cecile Swales moved before 1933 from 4 Arlington Place to 8 Burnham Place.3 They moved before 1935 to Columbus, Ohio.4

Leonard B Dixon married Helen.5,7 Leonard B Dixon was a draftsman in New York.5,7

Arts and Crafts Guild, 1932
Photography Class will meet with Mr. L. B. Dixon. Instruction will be given indeveloping, printing, copying and enlarging. Darkroom and all equipment for this work will be provided. Mr Dixon is a professional photo-finisher and a constructor of precision instruments. He has had as clients for developing, printing, enlarging and copying a group of over fifty local stores. He has the equipment to care for developing fifty roles of film at one time.10

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 3B (151), line 93-95.
  9. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 1A (149), line 39-41.
  10. [S20] Robert B Hudson, Hudson, pg. 108.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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